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Education

  • Winning twice in one day is nice

    The Taylor County High School Marching Cardinals participated in two contests Saturday, winning first place in their class in each.

    At the Captain's Classic at Green County High School, the band was named Reserve Grand Champion and won the best overall awards for percussion and color guard along with first-place band and best percussion and best color guard in Class AAA.

    Other bands competing included Class AA Monroe County, Class AAAA Marion County, Anderson County and Grand Champion Mercer County and Class AAAAA duPont Manual.

  • CES names Students of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently named these pupils Student of the Week for their classrooms. They are, from left, front: Abie Angel, Alexander Losten, Sidney Burke, Gracyne Hash, Carly Adams, Kelsi Boston, Isis Coleman and Kenzi Forbis. Middle: Elizabeth Sullivan, Sara Farmer, John Orberson, Kasey Blakeman, Glen Lamer, RaShawn Felix and Carsen Riley. Back: Adrian Richardson, Logan Brown, Logan Cole, Austin Cox, Laura Lamb, Jaleel Cowan and Heaven Price.

  • CES students join Walking Club

    Campbellsville Elementary School Walking Club members for the 2008-2009 school year are Madison Alexander, Ashley Bottom, Alesha Bennett, Kasey Blakeman, Zack Boston, Katelyn Bray, Sean Callaway, Austin Carter, Martin Couch, Rebecca Cowherd, Cierra Davis, Cody Davis, MacKenzie Dicken, Elaine Douglas, Alanna Elwood, Kirk Fain, Rashawn Felix, Haley Fisher, Taylor Grapevine, Dezerae Hatfield, Daisy Hovious, Dustin Hughes, Tre Hughes, Luke Hunt, Shelby Kelsey, Sara Kurtz, Tre Lakes, Latron Lasley, Travon Lasley, Madison Lewis, Caroline McCullough, Amye McFall, Taylor McMahan, John Orberson, Ben

  • Sept. 19 registration deadline approaching for October ACT

    The next ACT test will be administered on Oct. 25. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register by Friday, Sept. 19 - the deadline for having the registration postmarked.

    Late registrations, with an additional fee, will be accepted until the final postmark deadline of Oct. 3.

    Students can register online at www.actstudent.org, or pick up registration packets from high school counseling offices.

  • CES names August Soaring Eagles

    Campbellsville Elementary School's August Soaring Eagles are Austin Carter, Emily Rodgers, Tristan Hovious, Tyler Patterson, Abie Angel, Murphy Lamb, Ryan Neal, Ricky Smith-Cecil, Samuel Kessler, Savanna Brockman, Alli Wilson, Laci Hodgens, Blair Lamb, Jordyn Nabours, Austin Cox, Connor Wilson, Elizabeth Sullivan, Noah Mardis, Glenn Lamer, Sara Farmer, Justin Humphress and Chloe Holt.

  • PRIDE awards $5,165 to schools in Taylor County

    In Taylor County, 409 students will gain hands-on experience in good stewardship practices during the school year, thanks to $5,165 in PRIDE environmental eeducation grants.

    PRIDE recently announced that grants totaling $235,760 were awarded to 70 schools and nonprofit organizations across 38 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky.

    In Taylor County, there were two grant recipients.

  • TCHS Students of the Week

    Taylor County High School Students of the Week for Aug. 18 are, from left, front: Meredith Alexander, Morgan Mason, Channing Grant, Chelsey Doss, Haley Rodgers, Casey Garrett and Kara Sapp. Middle: Clay Wright, Monroe Cox, Wes Colvin, Isaac Petty, Matthew Hart and Josh Hicks. Back: Jordan Antle, Blake Herron, Ian Brothers, Demetrieus Malcomson, Levi Smith and Jessie Whitlock.

  • CES names August Citizenship winners

    Campbellsville Elementary School's August Citizenship winners are Robert Tungate, Jewell Cox, Sidney Burke, Chloe Cox, Samuel Bell, Heaven Price, Kelsi Boston, Kayla Atkinson, Tayler Judd, Ben Arachi, Jaida Taylor, Kolbe Fisher, Jaleel Cowan, Jasmin Curry, Brooke Franklin, Caylie Blair, Taylor Anderson, Gaby Polston, Reagan Knight, Rachel Brown, Maggie Niemeyer and Isabella Osborne.

  • CMS students complete newspaper project

    Campbellsville Middle School students in Vangie Altman's fifth-grade language arts classes recently completed a project using issues of the Central Kentucky News-Journal to demonstrate comprehension of the four types of sentences. Students cut out samples of declarative, interrogative, exclamatory and imperative sentences and then glued them onto construction paper and labeled them accordingly. Ruben Felix and Jake Despain use teamwork to complete their language arts project.

  • School Menus for Sept. 15-19

    Campbellsville Independent

    Sept. 15-19

    Monday - Shredded barbecue, tater tots, corn on the cob, diced peaches and milk.

    Tuesday - Baked ham, scalloped potatoes, lima beans, fruit cocktail, hot rolls and milk.

    Wednesday - Spaghetti with meat sauce, tossed salad, hash brown, pineapple, French bread and milk.

    Thursday - Soft tacos, chicken or beef, Spanish rice, refried beans, sherbet and milk.

    Friday - Chicken patty, macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, pears, graham cracker and milk.

    Taylor County

    Sept. 15-19